You may have missed this great online resource (click here). The tour was originally compiled by the now defunct Haddington…Continue readingOne you may have missed: The Official Haddington History Walking Tour
The event will be on Thursday 7 December at 7.30pm but please note the change to the usual venue –…Continue readingSociety Talks: Members night – Four Forgotten Haddingtonians, Quiz & Refreshments
Despite being battered, beaten, and struck by lightning, the oak tree planted by Thomas Carlyle to mark the birthplace of…Continue readingNew Plaque planned for John Knox Memorial Tree.
A talk by Jonathan Cobb, Historian and Author on the Republican Era in British History was held on 16th November 2023…Continue readingSociety Talks: The Republican Era in British History
There is a memorial tree to commemorate John Knox, in Giffordgate, Haddington. The memorial stone beside the tree bears this…Continue readingJohn Knox
St Mary’s Church from Slezer’s Scotland ‘The Prospect of the Town of Haddingtown’ – 17th CenturyContinue readingTown tours prove popular with the public
We are very pleased to make available two short videos about the lost industries of Haddington – click to view…Continue readingYouTube videos: The Industries of Haddington
We are pleased to announce the programme for 2023-24. All talks are held in the West Church Sanctuary, Court Street,…Continue readingProgramme of Talks for 2023-24
We have documentary evidence that there was once a friary somewhere in the vicinity of the Holy Trinity Church, Haddington…Continue readingArchaeology: Did we find Haddington’s Franciscan Friary?
Volunteers from the Society joined forces with the Edinburgh Archaeology Field Society to undertake a geophysical survey around the remains…Continue readingGeophysics Survey at Papple Steading, near Garvald
Test your knowledge of the town to identify the location of Brook’s tea shop and warehouse from this old bill…Continue readingWhere in Haddington was this shop to be found?
20th April 2023 Membership numbers 88 Average attendance and guests 34 + 6 Membership numbers remain steady, and the average…Continue readingConvenor’s Report Season 2022-23